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The reason art got ugly

The Hillsdale Daily News 23 May 2022
A Very Short Introduction.” He brings up Mozart’s comic opera, “The Abduction from the Harem,” which debuted near the end of the 18th century. The opera focuses on the love of Belmont and Constanze ... In 2004, 222 years after its premier, the opera was staged in Berlin.

Rhapsody at the Ridge to honor Sen. Tomassoni

Mesabi Daily News 22 May 2022
The cast of this year’s NLMF opera production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) will provide about 45 minutes of music, Zuponcic said ... He loves opera, especially Italian opera ... A frequent performer with Canada’s Opera Atelier, Lindsay has been praised as being equal to “the best Mozart interpreters anywhere in the world.”.

The Israeli Opera announces its new season rollout

The Jerusalem Post 21 May 2022
Danish stage director Kasper Holten brings his award-winning production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni to the Opera House in March-April next year, conducted by renowned German conductor Karl-Heinz Steffans in his Israeli Opera debut ... The curtain comes down on the 2022-23 opera season with a bang, with Mozart’s ever-popular Requiem, in July.

How Girish Karnad’s iconic plays have redefined Indian theatre

Indian Express 19 May 2022
Inflation up, FMCG firms hike rates, cut pack volume and weight. Explained ... A G Perarivalan writes ... Among the surprising admissions in the book is one about opera. This most ardent of theatre lovers was once bored out of his wits by Mozart’s Magic Flute, falling “asleep in the first act itself.” Also Read .Girish Karnad (1938-2019) ... .

Teresa Berganza obituary

The Guardian 18 May 2022
Spanish opera singer who enjoyed ... Having mastered the skills required for coloratura roles, not least in the operas of Rossini, she progressed, by her own account, to Mozart for “his style, his soul”.

Don Giovanni review — Thomas Allen’s staging is damnably entertaining

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 May 2022
Don Giovanni has a reputation in the opera world as a director’s graveyard. Mozart’s masterpiece is such a majestically full depiction of humanity ...

Hear music from film and opera in Raincross Master Chorale’s concert

The Press Enterprise 14 May 2022
The Raincross Master Chorale will present “From Opera and Cinema,” a concert of music from opera and film favorites, 3 p.m ... Benavides will sing “Smanie Implicabili” from the opera “Cosi fan tutte” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ... She hopes to sing opera professionally and to teach voice, according to a news release.

The art of the love triangle: from Conversations with Friends to Closer

The Spectator 13 May 2022
Mike Nichols returned to the subject-matter of his earlier pictures (Carnal Knowledge, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) with an adaptation of Patrick Marber’s popular stage production, itself a present-day riff on Mozart's opera Così fan tutte (1790) and Schnitzler’s 1897 play La Ronde.

Sarasota Orchestra explores the ‘Genius of Youth’

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 10 May 2022
Although it’s Mozart and Britten on the Sarasota Orchestra’s next “Discoveries” program, it’s Brahms that guest violist Jordan Bak would most like to get together with for a drink ... Mozart composed the Sinfonia when he was 23 and his Symphony No ... Saturday, May 14, Sarasota Opera House, 61 N.

Don Giovanni — the return of opera’s loveable rogue

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 May 2022
Scottish Opera’s atmospheric revival of Mozart’s 1787 work, which is about to tour four cities here, doesn’t need to be presented in a modern context because the themes ...

Detroit Symphony outreach concert to feature masterpiece by Black composer

The Grio 04 May 2022
The second symphony by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-George, will be played in a rare performance of the better-known work from the man known as “The Black Mozart.” ... There is a book on the chevalier’s life called The Other Mozart ... I paired their pieces with Mozart’s ‘Haffner’ symphony.

Detroit Symphony neighborhood outreach concerts to feature masterpiece by ‘the Black Mozart’

The Grio 04 May 2022
The second symphony by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, will be played by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this week in a rare performance of the better-known work from the man known as “the Black Mozart.” ... There is a 2006 book on Bologne’s life called The Other Mozart ... I paired their pieces with Mozart’s ‘Haffner’ symphony.

Olga Syniakova of Seattle Opera’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ reflects on art, Ukraine roots

The Seattle Times 04 May 2022
Olga Syniakova, who will perform in Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” reflects on opera while worried about family in Ukraine ... .

Barbara Shuler, Intermezzo: A spring bloom of classic concerts

Monterey Herald 04 May 2022
He led the world premieres of Rufus Wainwright’s Prima Donna in New York and Paris and in recent seasons has conducted operas by Rossini, Benjamin Britten, Leonard Bernstein and Mozart ... City Ballet and participated in Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and European festivals.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Art and nature collide at Artosphere festival

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 01 May 2022
The lineup of symphonic, opera and classical music performances (all ticket prices plus fees).. ◼️ Opera Fayetteville stages “Second Nature,” a two-person chamber opera by Matthew Aucoin, 8 p.m ... Mozart in the Museum,” with pianist Benedetto Lupo, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, 7 p.m.

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